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Ehteshami, Anoushiravan

Works: 82 works in 376 publications in 2 languages and 12,631 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by Anoushiravan Ehteshami
After Khomeini : the Iranian Second Republic by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first analytical study of post-Khomeini Iran to look at crucial policy changes since 1979. Ehteshami argues that Iran is not the threat portrayed by the west, but is capable of emerging as a major world power
Syria and Iran : middle powers in a penetrated regional system by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It has been the dominant view that both Syria in the 198Os and Iran in the 199Os acted as rogue states in the Middle East, threatening to upset the stability of the region. In this innovative study, Anoushiravan Ehteshami and Raymond Hinnebusch show that these two countries have in fact acted in a rational fashion, pursuing the aim of containing Western influence." "This book demonstrates how Syrian foreign policy resembles the 'rational actor' model and how Iran's government factions are compatible with a pragmatic foreign policy. Syria and Iran's foreign policies are shown to be conventional ones, of 'realist' diplomacy with their pursuance of a balance of power and spheres of influence. Their alliance with each other is also closely examined and found to be defensive in nature. The objectives in Lebanon and in the Arab-Israeli conflict are found to be limited."--BOOK JACKET
Iran's foreign policy : from Khatami to Ahmadinejad by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This timely collection of papers by leading academics and prominent government officials sheds new light on the foreign policy of Iran under President Khatami and into the period of President Ahmadinejad. Iran's foreign policy during this period was based on four fundamental principles: the rejection of all forms of foreign domination; the preservation of the independence of the country and its territorial integrity; the defence of the rights of all Muslims; and the maintenance of mutually peaceful relations with all non-belligerent states. This book examines the implications of these principles, and provides analysis of Iran's diplomacy with regard to ongoing developments such the War on Terror, the continuing conflict in Iraq, American-Iranian relations, British-Iranian Relations, European-Iranian Relations and Arab-Iranian Relations."--Book cover
Reform in the Middle East oil monarchies by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The oil rich monarchies of the Arabian Peninsula are frequently dismissed as having no democratic systems compared to most other regions of the world. Indeed, the United States justified its action in Iraq by proclaiming that democracy and freedom must be adopted both in Iraq and throughout the wider Middle East, in order to counter the conditions which breed international terrorism. It has been argued that the countries of the Arabian Peninsula need to provide a system of democratic representation that fully takes into account their own history and culture. This raises many questions. Can their firmly established tradition of rule provide the basis for the evolution of an Arab form of constitutional monarchy? Should the West be seeking to encourage national indigenous evolution rather than working to impose Western systems? What are the risks of change and what has been achieved so far? Through articles by eminent academics and government officials, this book addresses these issues and examines the drivers, progress and challenges for future change in this vitally strategic area of the world."--Page 4 of cover
Iran and the rise of its neoconservatives : the politics of Tehran's silent revolution by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the book that exposes the workings of Iranian politics today. The authors penetrate the labyrinth of political relationships and family networks that is the Iranian ruling class, and reveal the forces which brought hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to power. They argue that the power base behind Ahmadinejad represents a kind of Iranian version of American neoconservatism."--Jacket
The Middle East's relations with Asia and Russia by Hannah Carter( )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carter and Ehteshami consider the significant geopolitical, economic and security links between the Middle East and the wider Asian world - links which are often overlooked when the Middle East is considered in isolation or in terms of its relations with the West, but which are of growing importance. Topics covered include Asia's overall geostrategic realities and the Middle East's place within them; relations between the Middle East and China, Russia, central Asia, southeast Asia and south Asia; Islam in central Asia and southeast Asia and the connections with the Middle East; and the important links between the Middle East and India and Pakistan's military and security establishments
The foreign policies of Middle East states by Raymond A Hinnebusch( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition of The Foreign Policies of Middle East States reflects the momentous events and shifting dynamics that have occurred in the region in the nearly fifteen years since the first edition was published. Working within a common analytical framework, the authors offer a theoretically grounded, systematic examination of the foreign policies of eleven states
Globalization and geopolitics in the Middle East : old games, new rules by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book explores the impact of globalization in the 'greater' Middle East - including North Africa - in the context of the powerful geopolitical forces at work in shaping the region today."--Jacket
Islamic fundamentalism by Abdel Salam Sidahmed( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The phenomenon of political Islam continues to dominate the political and social map of the Arab world, with the increasingly open struggle between the ruling elites and Islamists becoming the main source of political instability in many states. This book offers an in-depth analysis of the rise of Islamic and fundamentalist movements, examining the various manifestations they take and evaluating their influence in the emerging post-Cold War order
Iran and the international community( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book experts examine the main features of Iran's foreign policy from 1980 - 1990, assessing relations with the UN, the superpowers, Europe, the GCC and Iraq. Although the Islamic revolution made Iran a significant force in the international arena, it is argued that the ending of the Cold War and the rise of Iraq as the dominant power in the Gulf are now creating a very different set of foreign policy challenges and options
Iran and the international system by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much attention in the West has focused on Iran as a problem ' a potential nuclear threat, seen by George W Bush as part of the "axis of evil", and by Barack Obama as a top priority for serious diplomatic engagement at the very highest levels. This book goes further however by discussing how international relations are viewed from inside Iran itself, outlining the factors which underpin Iranian thinking on international relations and considering what role Iran, as a large and significant country in the Middle East, ought to play in a
Dynamics of change in the Persian Gulf : political economy, war and revolution by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Persian Gulf has come to represent one of the most strategically significant waterways of the world. In terms of geography, geopolitics, resources, global political economy, and regional influence, the Gulf is perhaps home to the world's most significant group of countries. Focusing on the complexities of the interplay between domestic-level changes and region-wide interactions, this book presents the reader with the first comprehensive survey of the dynamics of change in this crucial area. Systemic-oriented in its approach, the impact of war and revolution on the co
Nuclearisation of the Middle East by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War and peace in the Gulf : domestic politics and regional relations into the 1990s by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( Book )

11 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"War and Peace in the Gulf offers the reader a detailed study of developments in the Gulf, and particularly in Iran and Iraq, during the period from 1980 to 1990." "The authors include in their analysis an account of the 1990 crisis in Kuwait and the effects of that crisis on the wider dynamics of the region's politics. They link the events of August 1990 to earlier developments throughout the Gulf region that were prompted by the Iran-Iraq war, and at the same time offer a basis for understanding the complexities of current and future developments in this troubled area of the Middle East." "Domestic politics are examined, as are changing regional political relations (with particular reference to Iraq), while trends in the military balance, arms transfers and defence investment policies also come under scrutiny. In addition the reader is provided with a comprehensive collection of key documents and resolutions, as well as a useful chronology of Gulf events covering the period under review."--BOOK JACKET
From the Gulf to Central Asia : players in the new great game( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Security and bilateral issues between Iran and its Arab neighbours by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and German and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a detailed analysis of the complicated relations between Iran and its Arab neighbours. Arab perceptions of Iran, its regional policies and role in the Arab region, have never been more complicated than today. How is one to make sense of the increasingly complex and at times tense relationship between Iran and its Arab neighbours? Given the strategic significance of this sub-region and the importance of relations between its states to international security, this edited volume systematically accounts for each Arab neighbour's perception, policies and approach towards the Islamic republic, for the first time providing a clear and detailed comparative analysis of these relationships. This book, bringing together a group of leading scholars of the region, not only provides a clear lens for the policy community through which to gauge the causes of change and the reasons for continuity in relations, but also offers an invaluable tool for scholars of the wider region and the growing community of researchers focusing on this sub-region.--
The international politics of the Red Sea by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This pioneering book is the first comprehensive study of the Red Sea as a sub-region of the international system in its own right. Examining the international politics of the Red Sea region from the Cold War to the present day, it argues that the Red Sea area demonstrates the characteristics of a sub-regional system, given its increasing economic and social interdependence, greater regional integration, and flows of resources across it. It details how stronger regional powers - Egypt, Israel and Saudi Arabia - which co-habit the sub-region with much weaker, vulnerable and fragile states, are seeking to stamp their own authority on this dynamic sub-region. They have attempted to do so, the authors show, through extension of their military and economic influence where ever possible, while also forging regional partnerships aimed at protecting their interests or to fend off possible encroachment of others. The book discusses in great detail the security and military dynamics of the sub-region; land and maritime borders; as well as economic issues, including trade, migration, capital flows and transport. It covers developments across the Red Sea and also within all the states of this newly-forming sub-region
Iran : stuck in transition by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been ruled, more or less continuously, by a range of monarchical dynasties for three millennia, the end of the monarchy in Iran was relatively sudden, taking place in two short years. Since then, Iran has gone through tumultuous change, yet is still apparently caught in a cycle of transition. Iran has now created a complex but unique and non-transferrable system of government, but the question to be asked is whether the Islamic republic has lived up to its founding expectations, serving the Iranian people and helping them to realize their aspirations. This book is the first comprehensive analytical study of the forces which have been shaping and changing modern Iran and its relations with the rest of the world. It looks at the roots of the 1979 revolution and the forces unleashed during the modernization process under the Pahlavi monarchy. Applying a range of theoretical approaches to understanding the Islamic republic's neo-authoritarian political system, Anoushiravan Ehteshami reflects on how the country's new elite emerged and how these new political forces have changed Iran, the stresses on its political system, the forces shaping the country's political economy, and the Islamic republic's international relations. Written in a clear and insightful manner, this book provides an unparalleled analysis of the Islamic Republic of Iran as a major regional actor and gives fresh insights into the political workings of the world's only Shia, and revolutionary, Islamic Republic. It will be of great importance to students and scholars of Middle East Politics and International Relations, as well as the policy community whose gaze is never too far from this unique country
Iran and Eurasia( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emerging Middle East - East Asia nexus by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the economies of East Asia grow ever stronger, their need for energy resources increases, which in turn compels closer relations with the countries of the Middle East. This book examines the developing relations between the countries of East Asia with the countries of the Middle East. It looks at various key bilateral relationships, discusses the impact on the United States' hegemony in both regions, considers whether the new relations represent a contribution to, or a threat to, peace and stability, and assesses the implications of the changes for patterns of regional and global international relations systems"--
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Syria and Iran : middle powers in a penetrated regional system
Syria and Iran : middle powers in a penetrated regional systemIran's foreign policy : from Khatami to AhmadinejadReform in the Middle East oil monarchiesIran and the rise of its neoconservatives : the politics of Tehran's silent revolutionThe Middle East's relations with Asia and RussiaThe foreign policies of Middle East statesGlobalization and geopolitics in the Middle East : old games, new rulesIslamic fundamentalism
Alternative Names
Anoushiravan Ehteshami.

Eḥtešámí, Anúširván‏

Ehteshami, A.

Ehteshami, A. (Anoushiravan)

Ehteshami, Anoush‏

Ehteshami, Anoush 1958-

Ehteshami, Anoushiravan

Iḥtišāmī, Anūširawān 1958-

Iḥtišāmī, Anūširwān

Iḥtishāāmī, Anūsharvān‏

Iḥtishāmī, Anūsharvān

Iḥtishāmī, Anūsharvān 1958-

Iḥtishāmī, Anūshīrawān

Iḥtishāmī, Anūshirvān

احتشامى، انوشيروان

English (280)

German (1)